This short course is structured to introduce participants to the maintenance and condition monitoring of electrical installation. The course is conducted through lectures and case studies to enable the participants to have a clear understanding of various regimes in electrical installation maintenance and the application of cost-effective condition monitoring techniques to actively monitor the health status of the electrical installation, and take appropriate actions timely to minimise the risk of potential blackout which could have adverse impact on business operations and personal safety. The relevant law and Regulations, the code of practice and safety procedures as regards the maintenance of electrical installation will also be discussed.
The participants will learn through this short course the key regulatory frameworks pertaining to the maintenance of electrical installation. The participants will be guided through the maintenance concept, the requirements under SS 538: 2008 COP for Maintenance of Electrical Equipment of Electrical Installations and the application of condition monitoring techniques to optimise the asset utilisation as part of the asset management strategy.
– Highlights of Electricity Act, WSH Act and Regulations
– Safety co-ordination, isolation and earthing procedures in Tx Code
– High Court Judgment on electrical installation incident
– Equipment failure and the consequence
– Common factors leading to electrical installation failures
– Various maintenance activities
– Types of maintenance
– Safety coordination
– General requirements for an electrical installation
– Criteria of maintenance and 10 maintenance approaches
– Maintenance of high and low voltage switchgear
– Maintenance of transformers
– Maintenance of high voltage cables
– Precautions to be taken when carrying out cable joints and terminations
– Understanding various switchgear interlocking systems
– Understanding protection requirements
– Switching operation for maintenance works
– Overview of condition monitoring techniques for switchgear, transformers, and cables
– Asset management strategy and condition monitoring
Er. Nicholas Lee Poh Choo
PEng, BEng (Electrical), Consultant, Carlo Solutions
Er. Lee has had more than 40 years’ experience in the public utility sector holding several senior positions when he worked in SP Power Grid. He was involved in the predictive and condition-based maintenance to improve network reliability and power quality in the power distribution network. Er. Lee is experienced in the operation of power generators; as well as planning, development and management of electrical transmission and distribution networks. He had carried out consultancy works for utility companies in India, China, South Africa and the Middle East. Er. Lee obtained his degree in Electrical Engineering from University of Singapore.ore in 1972.
PEB Points – Pending
Group discount: Sign up 2 pax and 3rd one to attend FREE
Mr. HC Lim
BEng, MSc (IE), LLB (Hons), BSc (Economics) Hons, P.Eng, C.Eng is Principal Consultant of Pinnacle Engineering and Management Consultancy. He also holds specialist diplomas and advanced diploma in Funds Management and administration, E-Commerce Technologies and Multimedia Development from the local polytechnics, a cer1ified diploma in Accounting and Finance from ACCA and a Graduate Certificate in Interna1ional Arbitration from the Faculty of Law, NUS. Mr Lim was Director (Contracts) of the Network Development Division, SP Power Grid before venturing into training and management consultancy services. He has had more than 30 years’ experience in the transmission and distribution network development, operations and maintenance, street lighting operations, management of safety and security units and support services for the company’s operations. He is a SOP accredited adjudicator, a fellow of the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators, an accredited mediator of SISV Panel of Mediators and a certified WSQ ACTA trainer and assessor.